Tag: Elanoides forficatus

Pre-Nesting Behavior Of The Swallow-Tailed Kite (Elanoides Forficatus), Including Interference By An Unmated Male With A Breeding Pair

Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus) Science Article 2 abstract Snyder( 1974) has described the breeding biology of the Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus). My observations of their pre-nesting behavior, made while staying at the Archbold Biological Station at Lake Placid, Florida, confirm his on copulations,courtship feeding, and nest-building Lawrence Kilham, Raptor Research 14(1):29-31 Download article download full […]

Siblicide In Swallow-Tailed Kites

Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus) Science Article 1 abstract We studied the reproductive behavior of Swallow-tailed Kites (Elanoides forficatus) in northern Guatemala. Modal clutch size was two (range l-2), but no nests succeeded in fledging more than one young. RICHARD I? GERHARDT, Wilson Bull., 109(l), 1997, pp. 112-120 Download article download full text (pdf)

Roosting habits of the Swallow-tailed Kite.

Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus) Science Article 5 abstract Surinam the Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus) is one of the commonest raptors. Present all through the year and sociable at all seasons, it usually occurs in flocks of up to 30 individuals. My records show no evidence that its numbers are augmented at any particular season by […]

Agonistic Behavior In The Swallow-Tailed Kite

Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus) Science Article 4 abstract The Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus) is an uncommon to fairly common visitorto wetland habitat of central Florida (Stevenson and Anderson 1994). This species iseasily recognized by its deeply forked tail and habit of soaring above the treetops (Kaleet al. 1990) W. BOYD BLIHOVDE, Florida Field Naturalist 30(2):41, […]

Swallow-tailed Kite (Elanoides forficatus)

[order] ACCIPITRIFORMES | [family] Accipitridae | [latin] Elanoides forficatus | [authority] Linnaeus, 1758 | [UK] Swallow-tailed Kite | [FR] Milan a queue fourchue | [DE] Schwalbenweih | [ES] Elanio Tijereta | [NL] Zwaluwstaartwouw Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Members of the genus Elanoides are long-tailed mainly two-colored birds. The members are social birds, gregarious and family […]